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 2021-05-08 13:50 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

US pipeline company halts some operations after cyberattack...

In a statement, Colonial Pipeline said the attack took place Friday and also affected some of its information technology systems....

 2021-05-08 12:33 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab...

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted that her office "has just approved a contract for a guaranteed 900 million doses" with the same amount of doses as a future option....

 2021-05-08 11:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

South Florida Fair goes maskless; vaccinations held at fairgrounds...

The South Florida Fair is the first big event in the area to go maskless. Meanwhile, the fairgrounds is the site of COVID-19 vaccinations....

 2021-05-08 11:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

South Florida Fair kicks off and masks are optional...

The South Florida Fair is the first big event in the area to go maskless. Meanwhile, the fairgrounds is the site of COVID-19 vaccinations....

 2021-05-08 10:56 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Health care hero returns to frontlines after battling COVID in ICU...

One Martin County health care hero is opening up about his battle against COVID-19 as he returns to the frontlines to help others....

 2021-05-08 10:30 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

EU says US stand on patent virus waiver is no 'magic bullet'...

The U.S. has kept a tight lid on exports of American-made vaccines so it can inoculate its own population first....

 2021-05-08 07:15 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Online speech shield under fire as Trump Facebook ban stays...

Facebook played an integral role in both of Donald Trump's campaigns....

 2021-05-08 04:59 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Prospects dim for passage of LGBTQ rights bill in Senate...

Legislation that would create new protections for LGBTQ Americans is stalling out in the U.S. Senate....

 2021-05-08 03:11 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

More COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics open this weekend...

Several mobile vaccination clinics will pop up on the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach County this weekend....

 2021-05-08 02:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Health care hero returns to frontlines after battling COVID in ICU...

One Martin County health care hero is opening up about his battle against COVID-19 as he returns to the frontlines to help others....

 2021-05-08 01:56 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

South Florida Fair kicks off and masks are optional...

Friday is the opening day of the South Florida Fair for the second time....

 2021-05-08 01:35 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Gaetz, Greene appear together at Florida rally...

U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjory Taylor Greene, two of the Republican Party's most controversial figures, have kicked off their...

 2021-05-08 00:31 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Mother's Day gifts for moms with The Lord's Place...

Mothers are thankful their children gave them a Mother's Day bouquet early....

 2021-05-08 00:28 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

California leaving: State population declines for first time...

California's population fell by more than 182,000 last year, the first yearly loss ever recorded for the nation's most populous state that halted a growth streak dating to its founding in 1850 on the heels of a gold rush that prompted a flood of p...

 2021-05-08 00:21 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Should you invest in dogecoin?...

Your social media feeds might be filled with people talking about dogecoin....

 2021-05-08 00:11 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Should you invest in Dogecoin?...

Your social media feeds might be filled with people talking about Dogecoin....

 2021-05-07 23:56 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Prepare to break a sweat at South Florida Fair this weekend...

It's going to be unusually warmer at the South Florida Fair this year....

 2021-05-07 23:05 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

1 child dead, 1 injured in shooting in Clewiston...

A shooting in Clewiston left a 4-year-old dead and a 5 -year-old sibling in critical condition Friday afternoon, according to the Hendry County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-05-07 22:41 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Tourism rally held in Lake Worth Beach...

The CEO of Loggerhead Marine Life Center said they too found a way to pivot in the pandemic, using the time they were shut down to go under construction....

 2021-05-07 22:22 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

EXPLAINER: What are cicadas and why do they bug some people?...

Once you get to know them, scientists say you can appreciate the wonder of these unusual creatures....

 2021-05-07 21:52 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Authorities: Fake vaccination cards sold at California bar...

The owner of a Northern California bar where authorities say made-to-order fake COVID-19 vaccination cards were sold to undercover state agents for $20 each was arrested in what officials call the first such foiled operation they are aware of nationwide....

 2021-05-07 21:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Texas GOP's voting restriction bill passes House...

From Florida to Georgia, Iowa and now Texas, Republican lawmakers have used unsubstantiated claims by former President Donald Trump and his allies to justify new voting restrictions....

 2021-05-07 21:16 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Florida Capitol reopens after pandemic limits access...

With vaccines now widely available, Florida's Capitol reopened its doors to the public Friday morning. Officials shut the building down about 14 months ago as the pandemic began....

 2021-05-07 20:59 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Chamber of Commerce seeks end to extra $300 weekly US jobless benefits...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work....

 2021-05-07 20:51 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Vendors optimistic about business as South Florida Fair kicks off...

The South Florida Fair is back for the second time in just a few months. Local businesses hope the fair gives them a nice rebound from the pandemic....

 2021-05-07 20:41 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Should you invest in Dogecoin?...

Your social media feeds might be filled with people talking about Dogecoin....

 2021-05-07 20:34 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

KFC plans to hire 20,000 workers...

KFC says it has seen a growth in sales....

 2021-05-07 20:10 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque; 53 hurt...

Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police on Friday evening at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City as weeks-long tensions between Israel and the Palestinians over Jerusalem soared again....

 2021-05-07 20:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Daily first-time positivity rates stay below 5%; Florida 4.7%, Palm Beach County 3.89%...

Florida's daily first-time coronavirus positivity rate remained below target 5% at 4.7 and Palm Beach County's was 3.89. Cases rose by 4,165 day after 4,504 and deaths increased by 86 after 71. Total daily tests: 111,951....

 2021-05-07 19:58 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Justice Department rule would aim to crack down on 'ghost guns'...

The notice of proposed rulemaking, made public Friday, comes several weeks after President Joe Biden promised a crackdown on "ghost guns."...

 2021-05-07 19:47 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air...

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity was set to soar on its fifth test flight....

 2021-05-07 18:46 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Daily first-time positivty rates below 5%: Florida 4.99%, Palm Beach County 4.44%...

Florida's daily first-time coronavirus positivity rate dropped below the target 5% for first time in more than six months at 4.99, and Palm Beach County's 4.44 also was the least in half a year. Cases rose 4,504 and deaths increased by 71. Total d...

 2021-05-07 18:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

What's the sentiment on masks in each county?...

To wear a mask or not to wear a mask. That's the question on the mind of many people these days....

 2021-05-07 18:11 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

NYC still storing COVID-19 victims in refrigerated trucks...

The city's medical examiner's office said Friday that 750 bodies are being kept in long-term storage in refrigerated trailers at a Brooklyn pier while family members sort out plans for their final resting places....

 2021-05-07 17:58 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

White House allocates $21.6 billion in rental assistance...

This latest round of aid for renters was included in the $1.9 trillion relief package President Joe Biden pushed through Congress in March. It followed $25 billion in emergency rental assistance in the $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress ...

 2021-05-07 17:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Court rules against mother who recorded Boynton police...

A state appeals court ruled this week against a mother who was arrested following a 2009 incident where she filmed police outside a Boynton Beach movie theater....

 2021-05-07 17:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Indian River County schools plan to make face masks optional for students...

Face masks will likely be optional for students next school year in Indian River County, officials announced on Friday....

 2021-05-07 17:26 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Army to allow ponytails, braids for female soldiers...

Under the updated policy, female soldiers may wear braids and ponytails down the center of their back in all uniforms....

 2021-05-07 17:23 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Summer of the road trip: Vacations are back...

The U.S. Travel Association says 72% of Americans will make at least one trip this summer....

 2021-05-07 17:11 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

WPTV First Alert Meteorologist Kahtia Hall hosts virtual weather school...

WPTV First Alert Meteorologist Kahtia Hall hosted a virtual weather school visit with Mrs. Marx's second grade class from Timber Trace Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens....

 2021-05-07 17:07 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Kidde recalls thousands of smoke detectors for fire alert failure...

The recalled models were sold at WalMart, Home Depot, Menards and Amazon between May 2019 and September 2020....

 2021-05-07 16:42 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Norwegian Cruise Line threatens to skip Florida ports...

The company says Gov. Ron DeSantis' order conflicts with guidelines from federal health authorities that would let cruise ships sail in U.S. waters if passengers and crew members are vaccinated....

 2021-05-07 16:36 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Palm Beach County has most toxic algae blooms, test results find...

Test results from algae samples collected this week by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection from Lake Okeechobee show toxic levels in blooms that exceed the health advisory limit of eight parts per billion....

 2021-05-07 16:07 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

TripAdvisor removes insensitive review of Auschwitz Museum...

In a statement, TripAdvisor said it does not tolerate discrimination and regularly blocks or removes millions of reviews that violate its guidelines....

 2021-05-07 15:51 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

GRAPHIC: Study says hate crimes against Asian Americans up 164% from last year...

Reports of attacks on Asian Americans have occurred across the country....

 2021-05-07 15:46 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

WHO panel OKs emergency use of China's Sinopharm vaccine...

The decision by a WHO technical advisory group opens the possibility that the Sinopharm vaccine could be included into the U.N.-backed COVAX program in coming weeks or months, and distributed through UNICEF and WHO's regional office in the Americas....

 2021-05-07 15:41 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

No masks required at South Florida Fair, held in May for first time...

For the first time in 109 years, the South Florida Fair will be held in May....

 2021-05-07 15:25 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Talks 'intensify' on bringing US back to Iran nuclear deal...

The U.S. pulled out of the landmark 2015 deal in 2018 after then-President Donald Trump said the pact needed to be renegotiated....

 2021-05-07 15:12 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Elections agency declines to punish Trump for campaign payment to Stormy Daniels...

Two Democrats from the Federal Election Commission are criticizing Republican members after the commission decided not to punish former president Donald Trump over payments to Stormy Daniels....

 2021-05-07 15:06 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Pressure rises for India lockdown; COVID surge breaks record again...

Many medical experts, opposition leaders and even Supreme Court judges are calling for national restrictions, arguing that a patchwork of state rules is insufficient to quell the rise in infections....

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